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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A gun trigger adjusted to respond to a very slight pressure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a trigger so constructed as to discharge a firearm by a very slight pressure, as by the touch of a hair.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In a firearm, a secondary trigger controlling a safety locking device which secures the chief trigger, by which the piece is fired.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a gun trigger that responds with little pressure

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